The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 235 200 222
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Permanent jobs citing J2SE 3 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.051% 0.38% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.87% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
J2SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2564 2409 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.25% 43.90% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2163 2289
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

J2SE
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing J2SE across the South West region.

J2SE Salary Trend in the South West

J2SE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -20 3 £50,000 -25.92% 4
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (45.45%) Big Data
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Spring
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Ext JS
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) Android Development
8 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 2 (18.18%) Swing
8 2 (18.18%) Android
8 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 1 (9.09%) GWT
9 1 (9.09%) Subversion
9 1 (9.09%) SOA
9 1 (9.09%) Eclipse

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Ext JS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 1 (9.09%) GWT
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
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